Nov
1
to Nov 30

Get Ready, Get Set, Write!

Deschutes Public Library joins hundreds of libraries, book stores and community centers in November as they open their doors and host programs for writers. The library will follow the NaNoWriMo guidelines (50,000 words/200 pages) and will host weekly meetings at the East Bend Library from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to encourage writers to check in, cheer each other on, discuss technique and do some writing together. NaNoWriMo participants can check in anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the weekly meetups, or can stay for the full session. No registration is required. http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

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Nov
12
to Dec 17

Aural tradition singing group

Making beautiful sound together is our natural ability and birthright. Open Hub Singing Club meets 7-8:30pm every Monday thru December 17th at the First Presbyterian Church on 9th Street in Bend. Come help us revive a culture where singing is part of daily life!

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Nov
16
7:00 AM07:00

Gift of Life

Give the gift of life! Donate blood 8:30am to 2:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, 11:30am to 5:00pm at First Baptist Church Prineville, or blood platelets 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. https://www.redcrossblood.org

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Nov
16
5:30 PM17:30

Quota’s 2018 Holiday Auction

Quota International of Central Oregon is an all-volunteer non-profit organization, empowering women, children, the deaf and hard-of-hearing, and people with speech difficulties in our community.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at The Riverhouse Convention Center where your enening will include No-host bar, Wine Wall, Elegant plated dinner, Silent Auction, Raffle, Live Auction, and Dessert Dash.

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Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Native Bees of Central Oregon

6:00pm at The Environmental Center welcome Andony Melathopoulos, OSU Assistant Professor of Pollinator Health Extension to discuss the native bees of Central Oregon!

Andony is an Assistant Professor in Pollinator Health Extension in the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University. OSU’s work around pollinator health comes from mandates passed by the Oregon Legislature. He has four primary responsibilities: (1) training pesticide applicators on how to control pests while minimizing impacts to pollinators, (2) organizing a state-wide native bee survey (the Oregon Bee Atlas), (3) guiding residential beekeepers on how to prevent their honey bees from becoming a nuisance, and (4) hosting a weekly podcast on pollinator health (PolliNation). He also sits on the Steering Committee of the Oregon Bee Project, which coordinates pollinator health work across state agencies.

Registration is required for this free event – space is limited! http://www.cobeekeeping.org/event-3078424

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Nov
16
7:30 PM19:30

Free Friday Night Film

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe is the free Friday Night Film, 7:30pm at Jefferson County Library Rodriguez Annex.

Desperate to protect his job from a bureaucratic rival, the head of the French secret service (Jean Rochefort) picks outs a stranger, François Perrin (Pierre Richard), from a Paris crowd and singles him out as a master spy who should be tracked very closely. In reality, François is an amiable, if clumsy, classical violinist whose complete obliviousness to the agents watching him only further convinces them that they have a major undercover operative in their sights.

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Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale

9:00am - 1:00pm at Trinity Episcopal Church.

Items for sale include handmade jewelry, wood crafts and quilted and hand knit items as well as an assortment of candy and baked goods. All proceeds will be going to Trinity Outreach to support worthy causes in Bend and around the world.

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Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Dog Adoption with Three Rivers Humane Society and Senior Dog Social

Join them at Mud Bay for an adoption event with Three Rivers Humane Society! This event will focus on adult and senior dogs, since November is Adopt a Senior Dog Month! There will also be a Senior Dog Social event where any senior dog is invited to come socialize, receive samples of senior friendly snacks, and get a FREE pawprint done with pet-safe ink.

The adoption event will be held 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., the Social will be from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Nov
17
12:00 PM12:00

Grand Illumination

Join us 12:00pm to 7:30pm at Sunriver Resort for holiday fun for the entire family at our Grand Illumination tree lighting ceremony! This year's event will include a visit from Santa, live music, children's craft projects, train rides, Oregon Observatory telescope viewing, face painting, sleigh rides, works from select local artisan, huggable characters, fireworks and more. Grab a bite from local vendors or at one of our Resort restaurants. Live entertainment will take place outdoors on the main stage. https://www.destinationhotels.com/sunriver-resort/activities/bend-oregon-activities/grand-illumination

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Nov
18
10:30 AM10:30

Not Cho' Grandma's Bingo

Every Sunday morning, Silver Moon Brewing hosts their weekly BINGO event! Get together with your friends and play for a chance to win money... coin... denaro... cold hard CA$H! A large portion of all bingo sales will go to one of our favorite non-profits; the Deschutes County Search and Rescue Foundation.

Doors open at 10:30 AM. 1st game of BINGO will start at 11:00 AM! Games start at $1.00 and work towards $5.00 as the day goes on! Each week we average $1,000 in cash giveaways! Don't miss out!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1137837939712047/

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Nov
18
5:00 PM17:00

2018 Source Poetry Contest Winners Reading

Hundreds of poems were submitted into this year’s Source/OSU-Cascades poetry contest—but only a few will emerge as the winning works. Join us 5:00pm at Roudabout Books as the winners of the 2018 poetry contest, along with OSU-Cascades Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program Director and published poet, Dr. Emily Carr, read from their works. https://www.roundaboutbookshop.com/event/2018-source-poetry-contest-winners-reading

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Nov
19
11:30 AM11:30

Car Seat Clinic

Bend Fire Department hosts FREE monthly clinics to help parents or any caregiver install their car seats safely and correctly. No appointment needed, drive in service 11:30am to 2:30pm at West Fire Station. Please bring your car seat with you. Resources for car seats can be discussed at the event with any of our technicians. https://www.bendoregon.gov/government/departments/fire-ems/information-and-documents/car-seat-information

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Nov
19
5:30 PM17:30

350Deschutes Volunteer Meeting

Join 350Deschutes for our monthly volunteer meeting, 5:30pm at Wabi Sabi. We will be discussing the outcomes of the mid-term election, the Clean Energy Jobs Bill and other actions to take regarding climate policy and education in our community! RSVP to let us know you can make it. Email Carrie Mack at cmack@350deschutes.org with any questions. https://actionnetwork.org/events/350deschutes-november-volunteer-meeting/

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Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

Open Hub Singing Club

Singing together to re-enchant the world

Every Monday thru Dec 17th

230 NE 9th St. Bend, OR 97701

in the old building to the left

$5-15 suggestion donation | no one turned away

(1) — We are looking for someone to donate an electric tea kettle for our 6:45 tea time. (Please reply to this email if you are planning on donating so we don't end up with two kettles...)

(2) — We are singing every Monday 7-8:30 thru Dec 17th in a beautiful new space if you've yet to check it out... 

(3) — Keep your eyes peeled for a simple website, set to launch this year. I need help taking video/photos!

(4) — We will be doing a Winter Singing Flash Mob sometime in December. Stay tuned. 



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Nov
20
10:00 AM10:00

Community Pints Nights

Oregon Natural Desert Association is the featured Community Pints Night nonprofit at Deschutes Brewery for the month of November! Join us at Deschutes Brewery Public House in downtown Bend on Tuesdays, November 20 and 27 to enjoy a beer while celebrating Oregon’s high desert. A portion of all beer proceeds from the evening will support high desert conservation. https://onda.org/event/community-pints-night/2018-11-20/

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Nov
20
10:00 AM10:00

How to Restore Old Photographs

Genealogists love having pictures of their families, but all photographs usually need a little improvement. Some a lot more than others! At the FREE monthly meeting of the Bend Genealogical Society on Tuesday, November 20, you’ll see how using the tools in Photoshop and Lightroom can improve virtually anything in a photograph.

Professional photographer Robert Agli teaches digital photography and image editing. He will be sharing his knowledge with us. Examples of how old images can be revitalized will be featured.

Come, enjoy a morning cup of coffee, and lively conversation about genealogy. Plus, learn a lot about improving your family pictures. See you on November 20 at 10:00 a.m. at Williamson Hall.

The DNA INTEREST GROUP begins after the program meeting ends at 11:45 to Noon. If you are interested in DNA for Genealogy, you are welcome to stay for the interest group discussion. Bring a brown bag lunch, if desired. The DNA Group usually ends before 1:30 p.m.

The Bend Genealogical Society (BGS) is for anyone interested in their family history, beginners and experienced researchers alike. We want to help you.

Phone: 541-317-9553

Email: bgs@bendbroadband.com

Web site: http://www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs/

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Nov
20
5:30 PM17:30

SCORE Small Business Counseling

Receive confidential business planning with a SCORE mentor 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Downtown Bend Library. Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone who has "been there, done that." SCORE business counselors will be available for free one-on-one small business counseling. Individuals who operate or wish to start small businesses can discuss business planning, organization and start-up, finance, marketing and other critical business issues with SCORE volunteers in private, confidential sessions. No appointment necessary. https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

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Nov
20
5:30 PM17:30

Common Ground: People and Predators

Our relationship with predators such as cougars, eagles and wolves is ancient, complex and evolving. What role do predators play in the ecology and culture of the High Desert? What would an ideal coexistence with these animals look like to you? Curator of Natural History Louise Shirley will give a short, introductory presentation before leading a conversation among participants. Come to share your own thoughts and listen to other perspectives. The Museum’s new Common Ground series brings community members together to discuss important topics and hear different points of view in respectful and thoughtful ways.

High Desert Museum

$7, Members receive 20% discount

6:00 pm, doors open at 5:30 pm

Register: http://13443.blackbaudhosting.com/13443/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=959d6f10-9e99-4bc7-9a66-d0363b1dae57

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Nov
20
9:00 PM21:00

No School Day Camp: Make a Movie

Make props, get dressed up and record a movie with Camp Fire at this fun No School Day Camp!

Our trained and professional staff strive to foster an encouraging, respectful environment. Every No School Day Camp is filled with fun games, engaging activities, new friends, and plenty of opportunities to explore and apply a growth mindset. Don't wait to register! High-quality youth programs are in high demand and space is limited and many sell out quickly!

Open to all K-6th graders. Morning and afternoon extended care available.

https://www.ultracamp.com/info/sessionDetail.aspx?idCamp=610&idSession=196320&campCode=cfo

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Nov
21
1:00 PM13:00

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group

1:00pm at Community Presbyterian Church you can build a support system with people who understand and can help you develop a plan, exchange practical information on care giving challenges and possible solutions. You can talk though issues and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns. And learn about community resources.

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Nov
21
9:00 PM21:00

No School Day Camp: Movie Day

The premier of Camp Fire's Make a Movie Day film. Campers will watch the movie made in the previous day's camp. We will follow our camper-made movie up with some popcorn, crafts, and the showing of another kid-friendly movie for this chill out day before Thanksgiving.

Our trained and professional staff strive to foster an encouraging, respectful environment. Every No School Day Camp is filled with fun games, engaging activities, new friends, and plenty of opportunities to explore and apply a growth mindset. Don't wait to register! High-quality youth programs are in high demand and space is limited and many sell out quickly!

Open to all K-6th graders. Morning extended care available.

https://www.ultracamp.com/info/sessionDetail.aspx?idCamp=610&idSession=196322&campCode=cfo

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Nov
22
9:00 AM09:00

I Like Pie Run

Don’t miss a marvelous Turkey Day tradition, Bend’s famous I Like Pie fun run on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. Choose from a flat and fast 5K around the Deschutes River or a family-friendly 1.5-mile loop, both of which start and finish in the Old Mill District’s Center Plaza. Better yet, you’ll earn some post-race pie and all proceeds from the run go to NeighborImpact and Girls on the Run. Entrants are encouraged to bring 5lbs of non-perishable food per person to donate.

https://www.oldmilldistrict.com/blog/events/i-like-pie-run/

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Nov
22
9:00 AM09:00

Redmond Turkey Trot 5K & 10K

9:00am at Deschutes County Fairgrounds have fun Thanksgiving morning running through the high desert! New location this year provides a course with a combination of pavement and dirt trails. Prizes for age group winners & costume winners too. Run hard, win prizes and enjoy a slice of pie after crossing the finish line!

NEW free kids run - chase the running turkey and pluck a feather to win a prize! Your entry includes a long-sleeve T-shirt, swag bag with cool stuff and post-race food!

Your support and generosity will benefit BRIGHT EYES, BRIGHT FUTURE - whose mission is to bring eye care to children in under-served communities. Proceeds will help provide mobile equipment, supplies and eye wear to children in remote areas of the world.

http://www.redmondturkeytrot.com/

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Nov
23
10:00 AM10:00

Sunriver Turkey Trot 5K

Work off that Thanksgiving feast at our annual 5K Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk supporting the Neighborhood Impact program. We will be hosting a Thanksgiving-themed costume contest this year with prizes for the most decked-out individuals.

Sign up for the Turkey Trot 5K here! https://www.destinationhotels.com/sunriver-resort/activities/bend-oregon-activities/turkey-trot-5k

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Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

A Course in Miracles

This a group for mind training on how to see differently in life. A way to see through the eyes of love rather than fear. We will meet twice a month on Saturdays, 10:00am at St. Charles Bend South Clinic. We read from a Course in Miracles followed by discussion. Email tomlisah@hotmail.com or call Lisa for more info at 760-208-9097.

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Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Canasta

Do you want to get together, play canasta and make new friends?

Game will be from 10:00 am –1:00 pm at the Bend Senior Center. All are welcome to attend. SocialActivity Fee applies.

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Nov
24
1:00 PM13:00

Saturday November 24

Students from Academie de Ballet Classique are cast in The Nutcracker A Child’s Tale. The Stahlbaum’s prepare their home for their Christmas celebration. Families arrive with gifts and the celebrations begin with dancing. Drosselmeyer arrives to surprise his goddaughter, Clara. Clara receives a special gift, a beautiful nutcracker doll. After the party, Clara falls asleep dreaming of her Nutcracker doll, who turns into a Cavalier Prince. He introduces her to the Queen of the Kingdom of Sweets and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Clara watches soldier dolls fight mice. Snowflakes flurry about as she travels to the land of many sweets. We hope you enjoy this timeless magical tale.

WHERE: Tower Theatre. http://www.towertheatre.org, 541-317-0700, 835 NW Wall St, Bend

TICKET URL: https://tickets.towertheatre.org/showeventslist.aspx?shcode=0de886fe-d7c8-e811-80f4-005056080889

TICKET PRICES: Reserved Seating $21 Adults, $11 Students, $7 children under 6, (plus fee)

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Nov
25
10:30 AM10:30

Not Cho' Grandma's Bingo

Every Sunday morning at 10:30am Silver Moon Brewing hosts their weekly BINGO event! Get together with your friends and play for a chance to win money... coin... denaro... cold hard CA$H! A large portion of all bingo sales will go to one of our favorite non-profits; the Deschutes County Search and Rescue Foundation.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1137837939712047/

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Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Post-Turkey Day Hike

Ready to hike off all that turkey and pie? Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead for a hike to explore Whychus Canyon reserve. We’ll follow the trail through juniper forests, enjoying the crisp, cool temperatures of late fall. Explore rock outcroppings while taking in the sweeping view of the canyon and Whychus Creek flowing below.

Hike Rating: This is a moderate 4-mile hike on the Whychus Canyon Preserve hiking trails.

Free. Please register online at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes

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Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Post-Turkey Day Hike

Ready to hike off all that turkey and pie? Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead for a hike to explore Whychus Canyon reserve. We’ll follow the trail through juniper forests, enjoying the crisp, cool temperatures of late fall. Explore rock outcroppings while taking in the sweeping view of the canyon and Whychus Creek flowing below.

Hike Rating: This is a moderate 4-mile hike on the Whychus Canyon Preserve hiking trails.

Free. Please register online at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes

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Nov
26
7:00 PM19:00

Open Hub Singing Club

Singing together to re-enchant the world

Every Monday thru Dec 17th

230 NE 9th St. Bend, OR 97701

in the old building to the left

$5-15 suggestion donation | no one turned away

(1) — We are looking for someone to donate an electric tea kettle for our 6:45 tea time. (Please reply to this email if you are planning on donating so we don't end up with two kettles...)

(2) — We are singing every Monday 7-8:30 thru Dec 17th in a beautiful new space if you've yet to check it out... 

(3) — Keep your eyes peeled for a simple website, set to launch this year. I need help taking video/photos!

(4) — We will be doing a Winter Singing Flash Mob sometime in December. Stay tuned. 

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Nov
28
2:30 PM14:30

Veteran's Day March

All ages are welcome to join Camp Fire Central Oregon as we honor our military personnel and pass out hand-written thank you cards to Veterans along the parade route. Hot cocoa, donuts and Camp Fire t-shirts will be provided for all participants.

Meeting point: Harriman Park in Downtown Bend at 10:00am.

Please call 541-382-4682 or email info@campfireco.org for all the details!

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Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, featuring seventeen Irving Berlin’s songs, book by David Ives and Paul Blake. The singing and dancing duo Phil Davis and Bob Wallace meet the sister duo Betty and Judy Haynes, together they put on a show in the Vermont Inn. Based on the paramount pictures written by Norman Krasna, Norma Panama and Melvin Frank.

Based on the beloved, timeless film this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including "Blue Skies," "I love a Piano," "How Deep is the Ocean" and, of course, the perennial favorite "White Christmas."

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is directed by Lara Okamoto with Musical Direction by Melissa Jacot, Pit Conducted by Cooper Ottum, Choreography by Michelle Mejaski and sets by Gary Loddo. All performances in the Summit High School Auditorium at 2855 NW Clearwater Drive in Bend on November 30 - December 2nd and December 6 - 8th at 7:00 pm and December 2nd and 8th at 2:00 pm. The run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including a 15 minute intermission. This timeless classic is appropriate and enjoyable for people of all ages. More information can be found at https://www.summittheatrecompany.com/current-season.html.

Ticket pricing is $15 for general admission and $10 for students (18 and under) and senior citizens (65+). Current US military and veterans FREE with valid ID! Tickets will be available online through the Summit High School website or can be purchased with cash or check at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show.


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Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, featuring seventeen Irving Berlin’s songs, book by David Ives and Paul Blake. The singing and dancing duo Phil Davis and Bob Wallace meet the sister duo Betty and Judy Haynes, together they put on a show in the Vermont Inn. Based on the paramount pictures written by Norman Krasna, Norma Panama and Melvin Frank.

Based on the beloved, timeless film this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including "Blue Skies," "I love a Piano," "How Deep is the Ocean" and, of course, the perennial favorite "White Christmas."

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is directed by Lara Okamoto with Musical Direction by Melissa Jacot, Pit Conducted by Cooper Ottum, Choreography by Michelle Mejaski and sets by Gary Loddo. All performances in the Summit High School Auditorium at 2855 NW Clearwater Drive in Bend on November 30 - December 2nd and December 6 - 8th at 7:00 pm and December 2nd and 8th at 2:00 pm. The run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including a 15 minute intermission. This timeless classic is appropriate and enjoyable for people of all ages. More information can be found at https://www.summittheatrecompany.com/current-season.html.

Ticket pricing is $15 for general admission and $10 for students (18 and under) and senior citizens (65+). Current US military and veterans FREE with valid ID! Tickets will be available online through the Summit High School website or can be purchased with cash or check at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show.


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Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, featuring seventeen Irving Berlin’s songs, book by David Ives and Paul Blake. The singing and dancing duo Phil Davis and Bob Wallace meet the sister duo Betty and Judy Haynes, together they put on a show in the Vermont Inn. Based on the paramount pictures written by Norman Krasna, Norma Panama and Melvin Frank.

Based on the beloved, timeless film this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including "Blue Skies," "I love a Piano," "How Deep is the Ocean" and, of course, the perennial favorite "White Christmas."

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is directed by Lara Okamoto with Musical Direction by Melissa Jacot, Pit Conducted by Cooper Ottum, Choreography by Michelle Mejaski and sets by Gary Loddo. All performances in the Summit High School Auditorium at 2855 NW Clearwater Drive in Bend on November 30 - December 2nd and December 6 - 8th at 7:00 pm and December 2nd and 8th at 2:00 pm. The run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including a 15 minute intermission. This timeless classic is appropriate and enjoyable for people of all ages. More information can be found at https://www.summittheatrecompany.com/current-season.html.

Ticket pricing is $15 for general admission and $10 for students (18 and under) and senior citizens (65+). Current US military and veterans FREE with valid ID! Tickets will be available online through the Summit High School website or can be purchased with cash or check at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show.


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Dec
3
7:00 PM19:00

Open Hub Singing Club

Singing together to re-enchant the world

Every Monday thru Dec 17th

230 NE 9th St. Bend, OR 97701

in the old building to the left

$5-15 suggestion donation | no one turned away

(1) — We are looking for someone to donate an electric tea kettle for our 6:45 tea time. (Please reply to this email if you are planning on donating so we don't end up with two kettles...)

(2) — We are singing every Monday 7-8:30 thru Dec 17th in a beautiful new space if you've yet to check it out... 

(3) — Keep your eyes peeled for a simple website, set to launch this year. I need help taking video/photos!

(4) — We will be doing a Winter Singing Flash Mob sometime in December. Stay tuned. 

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Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

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Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, featuring seventeen Irving Berlin’s songs, book by David Ives and Paul Blake. The singing and dancing duo Phil Davis and Bob Wallace meet the sister duo Betty and Judy Haynes, together they put on a show in the Vermont Inn. Based on the paramount pictures written by Norman Krasna, Norma Panama and Melvin Frank.

Based on the beloved, timeless film this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including "Blue Skies," "I love a Piano," "How Deep is the Ocean" and, of course, the perennial favorite "White Christmas."

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is directed by Lara Okamoto with Musical Direction by Melissa Jacot, Pit Conducted by Cooper Ottum, Choreography by Michelle Mejaski and sets by Gary Loddo. All performances in the Summit High School Auditorium at 2855 NW Clearwater Drive in Bend on November 30 - December 2nd and December 6 - 8th at 7:00 pm and December 2nd and 8th at 2:00 pm. The run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including a 15 minute intermission. This timeless classic is appropriate and enjoyable for people of all ages. More information can be found at https://www.summittheatrecompany.com/current-season.html.

Ticket pricing is $15 for general admission and $10 for students (18 and under) and senior citizens (65+). Current US military and veterans FREE with valid ID! Tickets will be available online through the Summit High School website or can be purchased with cash or check at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show.


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Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, featuring seventeen Irving Berlin’s songs, book by David Ives and Paul Blake. The singing and dancing duo Phil Davis and Bob Wallace meet the sister duo Betty and Judy Haynes, together they put on a show in the Vermont Inn. Based on the paramount pictures written by Norman Krasna, Norma Panama and Melvin Frank.

Based on the beloved, timeless film this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including "Blue Skies," "I love a Piano," "How Deep is the Ocean" and, of course, the perennial favorite "White Christmas."

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is directed by Lara Okamoto with Musical Direction by Melissa Jacot, Pit Conducted by Cooper Ottum, Choreography by Michelle Mejaski and sets by Gary Loddo. All performances in the Summit High School Auditorium at 2855 NW Clearwater Drive in Bend on November 30 - December 2nd and December 6 - 8th at 7:00 pm and December 2nd and 8th at 2:00 pm. The run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including a 15 minute intermission. This timeless classic is appropriate and enjoyable for people of all ages. More information can be found at https://www.summittheatrecompany.com/current-season.html.

Ticket pricing is $15 for general admission and $10 for students (18 and under) and senior citizens (65+). Current US military and veterans FREE with valid ID! Tickets will be available online through the Summit High School website or can be purchased with cash or check at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show.


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Dec
8
2:00 PM14:00

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, featuring seventeen Irving Berlin’s songs, book by David Ives and Paul Blake. The singing and dancing duo Phil Davis and Bob Wallace meet the sister duo Betty and Judy Haynes, together they put on a show in the Vermont Inn. Based on the paramount pictures written by Norman Krasna, Norma Panama and Melvin Frank.

Based on the beloved, timeless film this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including "Blue Skies," "I love a Piano," "How Deep is the Ocean" and, of course, the perennial favorite "White Christmas."

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is directed by Lara Okamoto with Musical Direction by Melissa Jacot, Pit Conducted by Cooper Ottum, Choreography by Michelle Mejaski and sets by Gary Loddo. All performances in the Summit High School Auditorium at 2855 NW Clearwater Drive in Bend on November 30 - December 2nd and December 6 - 8th at 7:00 pm and December 2nd and 8th at 2:00 pm. The run time is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including a 15 minute intermission. This timeless classic is appropriate and enjoyable for people of all ages. More information can be found at https://www.summittheatrecompany.com/current-season.html.

Ticket pricing is $15 for general admission and $10 for students (18 and under) and senior citizens (65+). Current US military and veterans FREE with valid ID! Tickets will be available online through the Summit High School website or can be purchased with cash or check at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show.


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Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

Open Hub Singing Club

Singing together to re-enchant the world

Every Monday thru Dec 17th

230 NE 9th St. Bend, OR 97701

in the old building to the left

$5-15 suggestion donation | no one turned away

(1) — We are looking for someone to donate an electric tea kettle for our 6:45 tea time. (Please reply to this email if you are planning on donating so we don't end up with two kettles...)

(2) — We are singing every Monday 7-8:30 thru Dec 17th in a beautiful new space if you've yet to check it out... 

(3) — Keep your eyes peeled for a simple website, set to launch this year. I need help taking video/photos!

(4) — We will be doing a Winter Singing Flash Mob sometime in December. Stay tuned. 

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Dec
11
1:00 PM13:00

NeighborImpact’s Homeowner Open House

NeighborImpact is opening their doors to talk about different financial assistance programs available for homeowners. At this open house, individuals can come get information on how various programs may be able to help with their mortgage, whether they’re behind or struggling to make payments.  Join us at our Bend NeighborImpact Office, 20310 Empire Ave Suite A100. This event is free and open to the public. More information, visit our webpage: www.neighborimpact.org/homeowner

Call or email us at 541-323-6567 or homesource@neighborimpact.org 

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Dec
17
7:00 PM19:00

Open Hub Singing Club

Singing together to re-enchant the world

Every Monday thru Dec 17th

230 NE 9th St. Bend, OR 97701

in the old building to the left

$5-15 suggestion donation | no one turned away

(1) — We are looking for someone to donate an electric tea kettle for our 6:45 tea time. (Please reply to this email if you are planning on donating so we don't end up with two kettles...)

(2) — We are singing every Monday 7-8:30 thru Dec 17th in a beautiful new space if you've yet to check it out... 

(3) — Keep your eyes peeled for a simple website, set to launch this year. I need help taking video/photos!

(4) — We will be doing a Winter Singing Flash Mob sometime in December. Stay tuned. 

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Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Environmental Trivia at Pints and Politics

Join the Oregon League of Conservation Voters for a fun night of environmental trivia, hosted by OLCV’s local Leadership Committee.

Come test your knowledge of Oregon’s environment, politics, and OLCV history, or just come to learn a thing or two at the last Pints and Politics of 2018. We'll provide snacks and prizes!

*This event will also double as our volunteer appreciation event. If you volunteered with OLCV in 2018, we can’t thank you enough for your support and your first beer is on us!*

Where: Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln., Bend

RSVP: https://act.myngp.com/Forms/-1402588709437571072

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Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Author! Author!

7:00pm at Bend High School the Deschutes Public Library Foundation presents Sarah Vowell a New York Times bestselling author of seven nonfiction books on American history and culture. Her books include Unfamiliar Fishes, Assassination Vacation, The Wordy Shipmates and Lafayette in the Somewhat United States. Vowell is a contributing editor for This American Life and is also the voice of teenage superhero Violet Parr in Pixar Animation Studios’ The Incredibles. Info: www.deschuteslibrary.org

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Nov
15
6:30 PM18:30

Climate Change: A Geologic Perspective

The Earth's climate has changed in the past, and it will continue to change in the future. 6:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church local favorite geologist Daniele McKay, PhD will dig into how ancient Oregon was shaped by changes in the climate, some occurring slowly over long periods of time, but other changes have been catastrophic. What can these periods of catastrophic change tell us about current climate change, and about the ability of Earth systems to recover? What are the implications and what can we learn from the geologic past?

PLUS our Fall Used Book Sale! Donate/bring 1-10 books in good condition at 6:00pm for sale before and after the program. Nature, Science, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's books, priced at $1-5 (cash/check only). https://oregon2.sierraclub.org/juniper-group

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Nov
15
6:30 PM18:30

Wind Energy and Eagles

Endangered and protected avian and bat species casualties resulting from interactions with land based and offshore wind turbines is a wildlife and environmental concern. However, wind energy development is critical for meeting future goals of lower carbon emissions into the atmosphere. In this presentation, 6:30pm at The Environmental Center, Dr. Roberto Albertani will discuss engineering methods which provide automatic eagle detection and deterrent without affecting wind turbine operations thus rendering wind energy more friendly to raptors. Dr. Albertani is currently Associate Professor and Boeing Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University, Oregon. His current research activities include design of micro air vehicles and small UAVs, bio flight-mechanics, wind energy- wildlife interactions and composites materials technologies. http://www.ecaudubon.org/

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Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

Beyond Gold Mountain

Beyond Gold Mountain: The Archaeology of Oregon’s Chinese Immigrant Diaspora, 6:00pm at the High Desert Museum.

Chelsea Rose, an archaeologist at Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology, will highlight her work at sites associated with railroad workers on the Oregon and California Line and miners working along the John Day River, Jacksonville’s Chinese Quarter and Chinese villages where individuals emigrated from. Her talk will cover regional history, archaeological findings and the investigatory approach that is revealing the transnational lives of Oregon’s early Chinese residents.

Museum café will be open for food and drinks from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

$7, Members receive 20% discount

Register: http://13443.blackbaudhosting.com/13443/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=6cdb66bd-83cd-4088-9f71-01e20097cfe4

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Nov
15
5:30 PM17:30

Get Ready, Get Set, Write!

Deschutes Public Library joins hundreds of libraries, book stores and community centers in November as they open their doors and host programs for writers. The library will follow the NaNoWriMo guidelines (50,000 words/200 pages) and will host weekly meetings at the East Bend Library from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to encourage writers to check in, cheer each other on, discuss technique and do some writing together. NaNoWriMo participants can check in anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the weekly meetups, or can stay for the full session. No registration is required. http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

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Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

Most Likely to Succeed

The High Desert Education Service District will host a FREE community screening of the acclaimed film Most Likely to Succeed at 10 Barrel Brewing (East) from 5 to 8 pm. The film is part of a worldwide campaign to re-imagine education, offering an inspiring look at what students and teachers are capable of—if we have the vision and courage to transform our schools.

The purpose of this event is to foster meaningful discussion among educators, administrators, parents, students, business leaders and community members about how current obstacles can be overcome and steps towards change can be taken on a local level. Born out of these conversations is a community-wide commitment to moving forward; transformational initiatives are undertaken and real change is ignited. This event is open to the public. Please visit mltsfilm.org for more information about the film and movement.

The screening is co-sponsored by Construct Foundation and Education First.

To reserve a seat, please register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/most-likely-to-succeed-screening-discussion-tickets-51487270813. For additional information, contact Anna Higgins: anna.higgins@hdesd.org.

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Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

2018 Sustainability Awards

A limited number of tickets are now available for the 2018 Sustainability Awards 5:00pm at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Awards will be presented to a business, organization, and individual who are leading the way to a sustainable future. Special awards may also be given away. By showcasing local commitment to a healthy environment, vibrant economy, and an equitable society, this event will inspire even more sustainable action in Central Oregon.Early registration is encouraged as space is limited and this event will sell out. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-sustainability-awards-tickets-49670772618

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Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

Worthy Brewing Company Event-Giving Back To Our Community

Oregon Mortgage Association presents Giving Back To Our Community. 100% of proceeds from this event will go towards Kôr Community Land Trust. Kôr is a nonprofit that seeks to make homeownership attainable for all of Bend's hardworking citizens.

Cost: Raffles, Drinks, and Appetizers available for purchase.

Phone: (541) 330-8758

Tickets: info@korlandtrust.org

Event url: https://korlandtrust.org/about-kor/the-need

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Nov
15
4:00 PM16:00

Transportation Working Working Group

The Climate Action Steering Committee (CASC) is working on a Community Climate Action Plan to implement the policy direction established by Council resolution in 2016. The Community Climate Action Plan goals are to establish a roadmap for the community to achieve fossil fuel use reductions of 40% by 2030 and 70% by 2050. Development of the Community Climate Action Plan calls for participation by the entire community. The goals are set, but how we get there is still being decided. We need community members and organizations to help us figure out how to do this for Bend.

The first of the two sector meetings focused on objectives, barriers, and equity considerations. The second of the two sector meetings will focus on identifying potential actions for the C-CAP. These meetings are open to the public and any interested members of the community are invited to participate. https://www.bendoregon.gov/government/citizen-committees/climate-action-steering-committee

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Nov
15
2:00 PM14:00

Dementia Conversations

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program, 2:00pm at the La Pine Library provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care. Register https://action.alz.org/personifyebusiness/events/alz/meetingregistration.aspx?productid=40921746

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Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

Mirror Pond and the Water Pageant, 1933–1966

Lost to the past, for 33 years the residents of Bend staged the Mirror Pond Water Pageant, an impressive nighttime water parade of floats along the Deschutes River and Drake Park every Fourth of July. Noon at the Sunriver Library, discover the history of western pageantry and how this lost event helped put Bend on the map. Presenter Kelly Cannon-Miller is the Executive Director for the Deschutes Historical Museum located in Historic Reid School. www.deschuteslibrary.org

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Nov
15
11:00 AM11:00

Memory Care Support Group

11:00am at Toluchmark join this open discussion about caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia and share tips and stories about your experience. Light appetizers served. This event is open to the public and there is no need to RSVP. Meetings recur the third Thursday of each month.

Phone: (541) 316-8445

Event url: www.touchmarkbend.com

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Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Deschutes County League of Women Voters Redistricting Forum

Redistricting and gerrymandering are terms that we hear a lot but don't understand very well. 6:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library hear from the League of Women Voters about potential reforms that will redefine our political districts and elect our government officials. A fair process benefits everyone regardless of party affiliation. http://www.lwvdeschutes.org/

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Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

Lawyer in the Library

Free 30 minute consultations with local lawyers at the Downtown Bend Library. Advance registration for appointments opens at 10 a.m., 13 days prior to the date. Advance registration does not guarantee the time of appointment, which run every half hour from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

All registrants must arrive by 5:15 p.m. to secure their spot and receive their appointment time. If you are not here by 5:15 p.m., your appointment will be forfeited. If any walk-in spots are available they will be awarded by lottery. Lottery numbers will be handed out starting at 5 p.m. and drawn at 5:15 p.m. Register: https://host5.evanced.info/deschutes/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=50468

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Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

What the River?

5:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church join USFS hydrologist Jason Gritzner for a close look at the Upper Deschutes River. Jason will zoom in on the river today, how it’s changed through time, and the opportunities the future offers for river restoration. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-the-river-upper-deschutes-hydrology-tickets-51781980297 Info: https://coalitionforthedeschutes.org/

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Nov
14
12:00 PM12:00

The Reimagining and Rebirth of a Forgotten Creek

Noon at the Redmond Library hear the story of how Whychus Creek was conserved and is slowly, but surely, coming back to life. Presenter Brad Chalfant, Executive Director of Deschutes Land Trust, shares the story of Whychus Creek’s rehabilitation. He will discuss the degraded, mid-‘90s condition of the creek and how a unique partnership is bringing it back to life. Since 1995, the Deschutes Land Trust has protected more than 9,085 acres for wildlife, scenic views, and local communities. www.deschuteslibrary.org

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Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Know Water - Taste the Difference with Volcano Veggies

Using 90% less water, Volcano Veggies grows the equivalent of 2 acres of lettuce in less than 200 square feet. But most importantly, their veggies taste delicious! All year long, their lettuce and basil are freshly harvested and delivered directly to most of the grocery stores in Central Oregon. They are more nutritious and last longer in your fridge. Volcano Veggies is the future of farming and they look forward to sharing their story. 6:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library. https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

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Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Volcano Veggies

Noon at the Sisters Library and 6:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library, learn about Volcano Veggies, one of the world’s only certified organic indoor vertical aquaponic farms. Using 90% less water, Volcano Veggies grows the equivalent of two acres of lettuce in less than 200 square feet. But most importantly, their veggies taste delicious, are nutritious and last longer in your fridge. All year long, their lettuce and basil are freshly harvested and delivered directly to grocery stores in Central Oregon. Volcano Veggies looks forward to sharing their story and discussing the future of farming. https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

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Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

SCORE Small Business Counseling

Receive confidential business planning with a SCORE mentor 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Downtown Bend Library. Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone who has "been there, done that." SCORE business counselors will be available for free one-on-one small business counseling. Individuals who operate or wish to start small businesses can discuss business planning, organization and start-up, finance, marketing and other critical business issues with SCORE volunteers in private, confidential sessions. No appointment necessary. https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

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Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

Sage Grouse and West Nile Virus

The greater sage grouse faces many pressures in the High Desert. West Nile virus, first detected in Oregon in 2005, is one lesser-known threat to this iconic bird of the sagebrush steppe ecosystem. Emily Weidner, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will discuss her research into this disease.

7:00 pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm)

Food and beverage sales in Father Luke’s Room help support this popular lecture series.

Seating is limited and RSVP is required.

Free http://13443.blackbaudhosting.com/13443/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=6f221563-dcd8-4402-9ccb-b23d8a0a6128

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Nov
13
4:00 PM16:00

Community Climate Action Plan

The Climate Action Steering Committee (CASC) is working on a Community Climate Action Plan to implement the policy direction established by Council resolution in 2016. The Community Climate Action Plan goals are to establish a roadmap for the community to achieve fossil fuel use reductions of 40% by 2030 and 70% by 2050. Development of the Community Climate Action Plan calls for participation by the entire community. The goals are set, but how we get there is still being decided. We need community members and organizations to help us figure out how to do this for Bend.

The first meeting focused on understanding the objectives and barriers for the sector and this meeting, 4:00pm at Bend City Hall, will focus on identifying climate actions. https://www.bendoregon.gov/government/citizen-committees/climate-action-steering-committee

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Nov
13
2:30 PM14:30

Downtown Bend: Coding Camp II - Style a Web Page

Play with the web programming languages HTML and CSS and JavaScript in a low stress, friendly environment. Learn more about your computer and how it works and build your confidence.

In Part III, 2:30pm at the Downtown Bend Library, participants will add interactive features to their web page using the programming language JavaScript.

This workshop is intended for beginners and will follow RailsBridge curriculum.

No prior knowledge is required. Registration is required. https://host5.evanced.info/deschutes/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=50713

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Nov
13
1:00 PM13:00

NeighborImpact’s Homeowner Open House

NeighborImpact is opening their doors to talk about different financial assistance programs available for homeowners. At this open house, individuals can come get information on how various programs may be able to help with their mortgage, whether they’re behind or struggling to make payments. Join us at our Bend NeighborImpact Office, 20310 Empire Ave Suite A100 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. More information, visit our webpage: www.neighborimpact.org/homeowner Call or email us at 541-323-6567 or homesource@neighborimpact.org

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